ForHumanity Fellow – Policy and Governance

Arzu is a Senior Non-Resident for the Center for Local Governance and PhD Candidate at the Istanbul University. She also sits on the Board of Advisors for the Global Equality and Inclusion Network (KAPI). With prior experience as a Director in the UK Civil Service, leading major infrastructure and property development programmes, she is dedicating her time to provide strategic advice to national, regional and local government organisations on planning and funding their capital investment and digital transformation programmes, adoption of smart city agendas and local governance. Her PhD on the 4th Industrial Revolution brough her to contact with the ForHumanity, as she is also passionate about harnessing new technologies and AI to enhance participatory practices in policy governance to strengthen communities and create inclusive economic opportunities for all.